Statement of Liabilities and Assets
|Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund||14,159||-||Gold and foreign
|Australian notes on issue||71,839||-64||Australian dollar investments||91,015||3,672|
|Exchange Settlement balances||24,185||-260||Other assets (including clearing items)||1,595||-138|
|Deposits (excluding Exchange Settlement balances)||34,030||6,780|
|Summary historical data on the Bank's liabilities and assets are available in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Summary on the Reserve Bank's web site. The Bank's liabilities and assets data are also provided on a more disaggregated basis in statistical table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Detailed; this data is provided on a lagged basis of up to 4 months.|
Gold and foreign exchange
Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:
a. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
b. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
c. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.
In the week to 19 October the fall mainly reflects item (c).
Australian dollar investments
Movements in this item reflect:
a. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
b. earnings on securities and changes in valuation.
In the week to 19 October the rise mainly reflects item (a).